While there’s no wrong way to ask for her hand in marriage, there’s something romantic about an elaborate gesture. Planning a destination proposal is one of the most romantic ways possible to ask her to be with you forever.
However, planning such a complex deed doesn’t come without potential complications and setbacks. Without planning properly, things could quickly start to go south.
If you’re pondering popping the question in a romantic destination, then take a look at some of the best tips to ensure your success.
Don’t Forget The Ring
The most important aspect of this entire operation is the ring itself. Buy a ring that you know she’ll love by enlisting the help of her friends or keeping an eye on her Pinterest boards.
You may even want to drop hints while window shopping to get a feel for what kind of rings she likes. Not only will this help you get an idea of what kind of ring to buy, but it will also give you a clear answer of whether she seems interested in marrying you or not.
When you pack your bags, don’t forget the ring! Experts recommend never checking the ring into your baggage since it can get stolen or lost. Always carry the ring in your carry-on luggage to ensure nothing happens to it.
Ask For Help
Even though you may be convinced that you can do it all yourself, it’s not always true. Asking a friend or a professional for help will ensure that things get done correctly.
If you’re hoping to keep it a surprise, it can be rather obvious that you’re planning something if you don’t have someone on call.
Consider asking friends or family members who you know can keep a secret. They’ll be able to focus on the details while you work on keeping your soon to be fiance entertained and distracted.
Start The Process With Plenty of Time To Spare
You want to start planning at least a few months in advance. By giving yourself ample time to prepare, you can ensure that everything is in order. You can book your accommodations, secure airline tickets, and even details like hiring a hidden photographer,
Give yourself plenty of time for things to go wrong. When planning something as complex as a destination proposal, you need to anticipate all the things that could possibly go haywire along the way.
You may want to ask for her hand in marriage on top of an iceberg, or in front of a studio audience, however, it may not always be possible.
Make sure that you have all of your bases covered before assuming that your plans are possible.